|Salary Growth (2010–2016):||+12%|
|Change in Employees (2010–2016):||+45%|
Software engineers write the computer code that allows you read this job description, and develop the processes behind tons of other products and services. If you’ve got a thing for math and logic, you’ll love this field.
A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field is usually required, though the field is also renowned for giving the self-taught a chance, should they prove themselves through skill or experience. However, if you’re looking for an advanced or specialized position, you may need further post-graduate education.
The median salary for a software engineer is $90,000.
Canada’s got Silicon Valley-fever, and it’s evident in the employment numbers; over the past five years, the number of employees in this field have grown by nearly half.